PG-13 | | Action, Drama, History
A dramatization of the disaster in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon exploded, resulting in the worst oil spill in American history.
Second collaboration of Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg, the first was Lone Survivor (2013) (also based on a true story). In development for both actor and director are The Six Billion Dollar Man and Mile 22 (2018).
The pressure test costs about what, a hundred and fifteen thousand? BP is a thirty three billion dollar company, and you say you can't afford...
Vidrine: That is why we are a thirty SIX billion dollar company, because we worry about all those bills.
Jimmy Harrell: I worry ...
While a door hitting a man hard enough to knock him across a room might break bones and give him a concussion, this actually happened to Mike Williams not once, but twice, even though the movie only showed him getting struck by the door once. In his statement he described how he actually got angry at these "three inch thick, steel, fire-rated doors with six stainless steel hinges supporting 'em on the frame" because instead of protecting him, they were hurting him.
During the opening logos and first few opening credits, you can hear a real life audio clip from the trial that ensued following the disaster.
$20,223,544 2 October 2016